PS4 NPL NSW Round 7 Review

APIA Leichhardt Tigers sit at the top of the PlayStation®4 NPL NSW Men’s competition for another week after Round 7 wrapped up on Sunday night.

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The Tigers ensured they didn't give the chasing pack any opportunities with a clinical win against Parramatta FC.

Blacktown City FC and Rockdale City Suns sit only a point behind APIA and are the only two undefeated sides left in the competition.

This week Blacktown were victors in the match of the round clash with Sydney Olympic.

Sydney Olympic FC 2 - Blacktown City FC 3 at Belmore Sports Ground

Blacktown City has flexed it’s PlayStation®4 National Premier Leagues NSW Men’s premiership credentials with a hard fought 3-2 win against Sydney Olympic FC at Belmore Sports Ground on Sunday.

City looked on track to cruise to an easy win before an inspired second half performance from Olympic forced a nervous finish for the visitors.

An own goal from Yianni Spyrakis in the second minute was compounded by a Daniel Araujo strike in the opening exchanges, while Danny Choi had the result seemingly wrapped up inside the first half with a goal five minutes from the interval.

However, the game would take a dramatic turn during the second 45 minutes as a Yu Kuboki double gave Olympic hope of a miraculous comeback.

Blacktown move to third on the ladder after the win, only one point behind leaders APIA Leichhardt Tigers, and are one of two undefeated side remaining in the competition.

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Sydney FC 0 - Sydney United 58 4 at Lambert Park

Sydney United 58 FC has recorded a commanding 4-0 PlayStation®4 National Premier Leagues NSW Men’s competition win against of Sydney FC at Lambert Park on Saturday night.

A double in each half helped the visitors to another three competition points with Peter Markovic and Matt Sim finding the back of the net as well as Nick Olsen who scored a brace.

The win is the fourth straight for Sydney United 58 who have rediscovered their mojo after the return of Mark Rudan as head coach.

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Parramatta FC 1 - APIA Leichhardt Tigers 3 at Melita Stadium

Two late goals from super sub Matthew West has helped APIA Leichhardt Tigers clinch a 3-1 PlayStation®4 National Premier Leagues NSW Men’s competition win against Parramatta FC at Melita Stadium on Saturday night.

It was a magical final ten minutes to the match for West who gave APIA the lead in the 82nd minute before wrapping up the result with a strike in the 92nd.

It was a tough result for Parramatta, who would’ve felt they were on the cusp of securing another hard fought competition point against one of the leagues front runners when they levelled the scores through Gosue Sama in the 54th minute.

In truth the home side probably deserved something out of the game too: a series of injured players and a couple of calamitous missed chances late in the game, however ensured that it wasn’t their night.

The win elevates APIA back to the top of the table ahead of second placed Rockdale City Suns.

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Bonnyrigg White Eagles 2 - Sutherland Sharks 3 at Bonnyrigg Sports Club

Sutherland Sharks have climbed off the bottom of the PlayStation®4 National Premier Leagues NSW Men’s competition ladder with a convincing 3-2 victory over Bonnyrigg White Eagles at Bonnyrigg Sports Centre on Saturday.

A brace from Jeremy Cox and a flicked header from Nathan Elasi was the difference as the Sharks proved triumphant in the battle of the competition cellar dwellers.

Bonnyrigg gave Sutherland a scare with goals to youngsters Hassan Jalloh and Luke Ivanovic, but it was the visitors who took all the points.

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Manly United FC 3 - Rockdale City Suns 3 at Cromer Park

Two goals in the last five minutes from striker Jordan Figon rescued a point for Rockdale in a pulsating 3-3 PlayStation®4 National Premier Leagues NSW Men’s competition draw with Manly United on Sunday afternoon at Cromer Park.

The home side were shell shocked at the final whistle, shattered they had just thrown two points away.

It was a match filled with twists and turns as Harris Gaitatzis gave Rockdale an early lead before Manly raced away when Scott Balderson and Dejan Pandurevic hit the back of the net.

An own goal for Rockdale just added to their frustrations as they headed for what seemed like a demoralising defeat before Figon chipped in with his late game heroics.

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Wollongong Wolves 2 - Hakoah Sydney City East 0 at WIN Stadium

Wollongong Wolves has returned to the winners circle with a 2-0 PlayStation®4 National Premier Leagues NSW Men’s competition win against Hakoah Sydney City East at WIN Stadium on Sunday.

First half goals to Peter Simonoski and former Japan international Yuzo Tashiro were the difference as Wollongong claimed their third win of the season.

The result was a crash back to reality for Hakoah after a run of strong results.

Wollongong move to seventh on the PlayStation®4 National Premier Leagues NSW Men’s competition ladder after the win, two spots out of finals contention.

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